Jeffrey Wright finds himself in a maximum-security prison for HBO's O.G.. The Westworld star is at the end of a 24-year sentence. On the verge of release, he begins a friendship with a new inmate that could jeopardize his freedom. Also starring Theothus Carter and William Fichtner, the film is slated for release February 23, 2019.
In the digital world of high-frequency trading, fortunes are made and lost in milliseconds. Two cousins from New York have an idea: Build a fiberoptic cable from New Jersey to Kansas, giving them a one millisecond edge on everyone else, with the potential to make them hundreds of millions in the blink of an eye. Getting fiber optic line built isn't easy, and between their old boss Eva Torres and the quixotic adventure to get it done, everyone involved will be pushed to their limit. The Hummingbird Project is directed by Kim Nguyen and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Salma Hayek, and Alexander Skarsgard. The film comes to theaters on March 15, 2019.
17-year-old Euronymous is on the verge of launching a phenomenon in 1987. His band Mayhem is intent on launching Norwegian black metal to the world, and to his bandmates, its more than just a genre of music. The film is based on the book of the same name, loosely telling the story of Mayhem and fellow black metal band Burzum in the 90s that ends in murder and burning churches. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, Lords of Chaos comes to theaters February 8, 2019.
Armed once again with his iPhone, director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney for a Netflix sports drama. The two Oscar winners follow a sports agent during an NBA lockout who's attempting to pull off a "daring plan." Starring André Holland, Zazie Beetz, and Melvin Gregg, the film will be released February 8, 2019.
If anyone is going to kill both Hitler and Big Foot, you know it's going to be Sam Elliot. Fresh off A Star is Born, Elliot plays Calvin Barr, a WWII veteran who took out the Nazi leader in a covert mission. Years later, he is summoned once again to save the world by hunting down an urban legend after the mythical creature begins spreading a deadly virus to humans. The film will be released in select theaters and On Demand February 8, 2019.
John is still running. After assassinating a member of the High Table, John finds himself with a $14 million bounty on his head. His only option is to get out of New York — and he's going to need help from a fellow assassin to do it. Keanu Reeves reprises his role as John Wick in the third installment of the action franchise, with Halle Berry starring as hitwoman Sofia. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum comes to theaters May 17, 2019.
Crafted from pebble-grain Italian leather, Courant's CATCH:3 Charging Station will keep your most important device juiced up while keeping the rest of your EDC kit organized. Its 3-coil, Qi-compatible platform supports fast charging of both iPhone and Android devices, powered by an included nylon USB-C cable that connects discreetly in the back. A recessed, bowl-like area sits alongside, holding your watch, wallet, keys, and any other essentials you'd like to keep handy. A weighted matte aluminum alloy base keeps it from sliding around, and an additional USB-A output lets you charge a second device if desired.
Width: 11.0" / Depth: 8.0" / Height: 0.625"
3-Coil single-device charging / USB-C input / 5W, 7.5W, 10W fast wireless charging output / Additional USB A output
Certifications: Qi, CE, FCC, ROHS
Included in the box: 1.2-meter nylon USB-C charging cable, power adapter (USA)
Countries of Usage: Universal with USB Cable, USA-only with outlet plug
From its design to its assembly, The Bed by Thuma takes a minimalist approach to the bedroom. The sleek platform bed is handcrafted from natural wood in a warm walnut hue. Using sturdy Japanese joinery, its construction is naturally creak-free and makes for easy setup. The whole thing can be put together in about five minutes with two screws and zero tools. The legs are already fitted with scratch-resistant cork pads and offer a 9-inch clearance for under-bed storage. A comfortable Pillowboard completes the modern styling while also supporting your pro-lounge lifestyle. The Bed is available in Dark Charcoal or Light Linen and ships free right to your doorstep.
The fracking boom brought a little prosperity to Little Woods, North Dakota — but like most everything else, it didn't stay long. Ollie got caught bringing medication back from Canada for her dying mother, and her probation is nearly over. Her mother dies, and her sister Deb shows up with problems — pregnant and with a deadbeat ex. The bank is about to foreclose on their home, and Ollie has one choice — to get back into the life she thought she'd left behind. Little Woods stars Tessa Thompson, Lilly James, and comes to theaters April 19, 2019.
After just being announced last night, the lasted film in the Ghostbusters franchise already has a teaser trailer. While there isn't much info, the clip does let us know the Ecto-1 will reprise its role when the Jason Reitman-directed installment premieres during the summer of 2020.
Robert Pattinson leads Claire Denis' first English-language film High Life. The sci-fi horror follows a group of criminals who were tricked into boarding a spaceship heading toward a black hole looking for alternate energy. Things get weird when the onboard doctor Juliette Binoche starts conducting experiments of her own. Also starring Mia Goth and André 3000, the film is set for a U.S. release on April 12, 2019.
In the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Kate Ashby was adopted and raised in the UK by world-renowned human rights lawyer Eve Ashby. Kate has battled with her past her entire life and is now working as a legal investigator alongside her adoptive mother. The relationship between Kate and Eve approaches the breaking point when Eve takes a case against a militia leader in the International Criminal Court — and Kate finally confronts the shadow hanging over her since her birth. Written and directed by Hugo Blick, Black Earth Rising stars Michaela Coel, Harriet Walter, and John Goodman. The limited series premieres January 25, 2019, on Netflix.
Jake Gyllenhaal makes his supervillain debut by crashing Peter Parker's European vacation. Following up Homecoming, our friendly neighborhood Super Hero jumps across the pond, leaving New York and his duties behind, so he thought. Also starring, Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, and Jon Favreau, the film is slated for release July 5, 2019.
After Hereditary, A24 expands their horror portfolio with The Hole in the Ground. The Irish flick follows a mother and her son as they move to a new town. After an encounter with their mysterious neighbor, Chris goes missing. Although he returns quickly, the boy who came back isn't the same kid that left. Coming to theaters on March 1, 2019.
Jake Gyllenhaal reunites with fellow Nightcrawler alum Dan Gilroy and Rene Russo for a twisted art thriller. It takes place in the contemporary art world where critics and creatives are driven by greed. Things take a gruesome turn when a supernatural force is released after a collection of paintings is found. Also starring Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Daveed Diggs, and Billy Magnussen, the film will release on Netflix February 1, 2019.
Netflix is following-up their bleak, post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box with the bleak, post-apocalyptic thriller IO. Instead of losing their ability to see, this film takes place in a time where Earth has become too toxic to breathe. Most of humanity has already escaped to Jupiter's moon but a couple survivors must decide whether to stay and save their planet or flee it before the final shuttle launches. Starring Margaret Qualley and Anthony Mackie, IO premieres January 18, 2019.
SimpliSafe teamed up with global design firm IDEO to create a home security experience more beautiful, powerful and intuitive than ever before. Rebuilt from the ground up with new safeguards to create a latticework of protection the new Simplisafe is half the size with double the range. It's also fifty percent louder, five times faster, and the system's wireless Keypad is soft, smooth and wakes with a touch. It's incredibly easy to set up in just a few minutes with no drilling, wiring or tools required and is offered at the same revolutionary price that made SimpliSafe the fastest growing home security company in the nation.
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In 2008, a Pakistani terrorist group launched attacks across Mumbai, India. The highest-profile of these attacks took place at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, which killed 167 people. Based on true events, Hotel Mumbai recounts the story of chef Hemant Oberoi and a waiter who chose to risk their lives to save others. Starring Dev Patel, Hotel Mumbai comes to theaters in March 2019.
Aquaman is now the highest grossing film in the DC Universe. A large piece of its success is thanks to the insane amount of special effects that went into creating the visuals. In this behind-the-scenes footage, fans get to see just how the underwater world came to life.
A scene after the end of the credits in Avengers: Infinity War set the stage for the latest addition to the MCU — Captain Marvel. The film follows Carol Danvers' return to Earth with her superpowers after joining the Spaceforce, which means this won't be an origin story. Carol seems to have forgotten much of her life before joining the Spaceforce, with flashbacks to her time as a child, basic training, and flying in the Air Force. The trailer also shows a young Nick Fury, a lot less cynical than when we initially met him in Iron Man. Starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson, Captain Marvel comes to theaters March 8, 2019.
Duncan Vizla is settling into retirement. He has a nice cabin in the woods. He keeps to himself. He's having a great time — maybe. But Vizla's career isn't as far behind him as he'd like. As the best assassin on the planet, Vizla is worth more to his former employer dead than alive — and they're sending an army of young killers to collect. Mads Mikkelsen stars as Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser, in this adaptation of Victor Sanos' webcomic and graphic novels by the same name. Polar starts streaming on Netflix January 25, 2019.
In the wasteland of Cold War-era Poland love can be a hard thing to come by — and even more difficult to keep. Two people — one a musical director, the other a young singer — find themselves becoming romantically entangled. With their completely different backgrounds and personalities, the two struggle against themselves and the world they live in to stay together. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War stars Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, and is playing select theaters now.
Something isn't right with Miles. Something has taken over Miles, and Sarah, his mother, wants to find out what. Torn between protecting her family and protecting Miles, Sarah attempts to find out what is wrong with Miles at the risk of destroying everything she loves. Starring Orange is the New Black's Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, and Peter Mooney, The Prodigy comes to theaters February 8, 2019.
A great survival film should include a hellish landscape, gruesome tactics, and a badass lead. Judging from the first clip, Arctic looks like it'll fit the description. The story follows Mads Mikkelsen after his rescue helicopter crashes, killing the pilot and leaving the only passenger injured. Now, he must find his own way to safety. Directed by first-timer Joe Penna, the movie is set to release in February 2019.
Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was a success at the box office, with Rami Malek's turn as legendary frontman Freddie Mercury garnering rave reviews. The penultimate scene is Queen's performance at the 1985 Live Aid concert to raise money for the famine in Ethiopia, which was recreated in full for the film, although only about half of the performance made it into the final cut. Here is the film performance side-by-side with footage from Queen's Live Aid show. The full 20-minute-plus cut from the film will be released when Bohemian Rhapsody gets its digital and Blu-Ray versions.
Netflix is feeding your need for more Black Mirror with a feature-length special. The latest installment in the sci-fi anthology series goes back to 1084 to follow a young programmer as he adapts the fantasy novel Bandersnatch into a video game. Starring Fionn Whitehead, the film will premiere tomorrow, December 28, 2018.
Jordan Peele's 2017 horror hit Get Out nabbed the director an Oscar for best screenplay and dominated the box office. Next from Peele is a "social-horror" called Us with another original screenplay by the director. The film centers on a mother and father taking their kids to a beach house on vacation. But as the day fades and the night comes on, unexpected visitors turn what should be a serene stay into a nightmare. Starring Lupita Nyongo and Winston Duke, the nightmare comes to theaters on March 15, 2019.
A piece of software you've probably never heard of is responsible for helping win 27 of the last 30 Oscars for special effects. Pixar's RenderMan, its proprietary 3D-rendering software, changed what was capable in film, and traces its history back to the late 70s and Lucasfilm's Industrial Light and Magic. WIRED goes through the history of RenderMan and the watershed moments that changed movies forever.
Studio A24 dives into the motorcycle club culture for its latest release. Directed by Stephen McCallum, the film gives us Sons of Anarchy vibes when a young member takes over control of the club while the current president serves some time behind bars. The trouble starts when the leader returns and a power struggle ensues. Outlaws stars Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee, Matt Nable, and Aaron Pederson and is scheduled for release February 1, 2019.
Viewers have been split for years over whether Bruce Willis' 1988 film falls into the holiday category or not. Well, the debate is over, sort of. This recut trailer tries to conform deniers by turning Die Hard into a true Christmas classic.
The best-kept secret in the universe is going international. In F. Gary Gray's Men in Black spinoff, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson suit up to take on a global threat. Liam Neeson and Emma Thompson also star when the film drops June 14, 2019.